Business and Legal Updates

Sullivan, Hayes & Quinn regularly updates clients with business and legal news from around the country. No matter their headquarters, clients are informed of the latest legal developments that could affect their businesses. From Western Mass. to New England, across New York, and beyond, the employment attorneys at Sullivan, Hayes & Quinn constantly seek the most current information about employment and labor laws.

2017-08-15 Human Resource and Workplace Law Developments
In this Issue: 1. Meghan Sullivan - Chosen "Lawyer of the Year!" 2. NLRB's Order that Employer Pay a Fired Employee's Job Search Upheld 3. Vacant NLRB Board Positions to be Filled 4. NLRB Chair to Not Seek Reappointment 5. Wage and Benefits Increase 6. Cost of Living 7. The UAW Losing at the NLRB and at the FBI 8. MCAD Decision Illustrates Need to Train Supervisors in "Professional Management"

2017-06-29 To Our Housing Authority Clients - A New CSC Decision
In this Issue: Housing Authority Employees' Right to Appeal Adverse Employment Actions Established by the Civil Service Commission

2017-06-06 Human Resource and Workplace Law Developments
In this Issue: 1. "Lawyers of the Year" - Best Lawyers in New England 2. New U.S. Department of Labor Secretary 3. Gender Wage Discrimination 4. Cost of Living 5. New York City Prohibits Seeking Applicants' Pay History 6. "Come-on-In" - Telecommuting Being Ended! 7. Individual Supervisor Liable Under Family and Medical Leave Act 8. Combining the EEOC and OFCCP 9. Paid Parental Leave 10. Labor Agencies to be Cut 11. Hiring and E-Verify

2017-04-17 Human Resource and Workplace Law Developments
In this Issue: 1. Cost of Living Drops 2. EEOC's Enforcement Strategy 3. National Right-to-Work Law Introduced in Congress 4. Even When the Employer Complies with the Law, the Employer is Guilty! 5. Does Federal Prohibited Sex Discrimination Prohibit Sexual Orientation Discrimination? 6. H-1B Visas and Prohibited Discrimination 7. Comp Time Resurrected 8. Replacing a 72-Year-Old with a 68-Year-Old is Age Discrimination 9. "Blacklisting" Executive Order Killed by President Trump

2017-02-17 Human Resource and Workplace Law Developments
In this Issue: 1. And You Thought Football Ended with the Super Bowl! 2. NLRB General Counsel Determines College Football Players are Employees Covered by the National Labor Relations Act 3. Union Suffers Another Big Loss in the South 4. Big Jump in Cost of Living 5. Grandpa Care Qualifies for FMLA - Management Flubbed It! 6. A Teaching Moment! Calling Co-Worker an "Unstuffed Turkey" Results in Disability Harassment Action 7. Manager Said He Was Running a Business, Not a Day Care Center!

2017-02-01 Human Resource and Workplace Law Developments
In this Issue: 1. New Head of the NLRB 2. New Head of the EEOC 3. Number of Union Members at an All-Time Low 4. NLRB Settling Unfair Labor Practice Complaints Over Employers’ Use of Class Action Arbitration Agreements 5. Increase in ERISA Violation Penalty 6. When is a Disability Accommodation Required? 7. New Healthcare Option for Small Employers 8. The End of Football Season – for Everyone but the Lawyers! 9. Seminar – Marijuana Legalization in Massachusetts